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Table 2 Kr and growth on agar-solidified medium with various N sources, glucose as C source

From: Growth of marine fungi on polymeric substrates

Straing KF525 LF562 LF550 LF458 LF580 KF079
Ammonium 13 ± 1ea 40 ± 2b 93 ± 5b 143 ± 5d 30 ± 3a 384 ± 15d
++++f ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++
Nitrate 16 ± 1b 41 ± 1b 60 ± 3a 98 ± 2a 134 ± 2c 228 ± 4b
+ ++++ +++ ++++ ++++ ++++
Urea 16 ± 2b 40 ± 1b 54 ± 2a 110 ± 1ab 103 ± 2b 264 ± 3c
+++ ++++ ++ + +++ +++
Casein 21 ± 2b 49 ± 0c 94 ± 2b 127 ± 2c 198 ± 9d 106 ± 2a
+++ ++++ +++ +++ ++++ +++
Gelatin 27 ± 1c 49 ± 2c 84 ± 4b 115 ± 3b 212 ± 3d 236 ± 8bc
+++ ++++ +++ ++ +++ +++
No nitrogen 15 ± 1ab 34 ± 1a 63 ± 3a 119 ± 1a 99 ± 5b 256 ± 7c
+ ++ + + ++ ++
  1. eValues are average Kr ± sem (μm h−1) for n = 4 to 12. Values for the same strain with the same superscript letter (a to d) did not differ significantly (p > 0.05)
  2. fExtent of growth indicated as: + weak, ++ moderate, +++ good or ++++ very good
  3. g Calcarisporium sp. KF525, Tritirachium sp. LF562, Bartalinia robillardoides LF550, P. pinophilum LF458, S. brevicaulis LF580 and Pestalotiopsis sp. KF079